How to Reset a Nokia Cell Phone

Sometimes it is necessary to reset -- or restore to its factory settings -- your Nokia cell phone. If the device freezes up on a continual basis, or you suspect something has compromised the integrity of your Nokia phone, reset the device to its factory settings.

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Reset, don't destroy, your Nokia cell.
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Open your Nokia's "Menu."

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Click on "Settings."

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Select "Phone."

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Tap "Phone Management."

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Opt for "Factory Settings."

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Tap "Restore."

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Enter your Nokia's lock code.

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Allow the device to turn off and turn back on again.